Gold Coasters to support National Tree Planting day this Sunday

AUSTRALIANS will roll-up their sleeves for National Tree Day this Sunday, with Schools Tree Day taking place today.

More than 200,000 people are set to take part at more than 3,000 tree-planting sites across the country.

A host of well-known Aussies are supporting the event and encouraging everyone to join them in getting their hands dirty.


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Gold Coasters can help support the movement at a number of locations across the city this weekend, including at the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens Community Planting Day, starting at 9:00am on Sunday.

GOLD COAST TREE PLANTING LOCATIONS

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]TAMBORINE MOUNTAIN: Sunday, 27 July 2014 9:00am to 12:00pm
Hartley Road, Tamborine Mountain Qld 4272 (Eastern end – adjacent to sports ground)
PROVIDED: Tools and equipment for planting, Watering cans / buckets, Refreshments
WEB: www.tamborinemtnlandcare.org.au
RSVP: Judith Roland on 0429 808 206[/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]AUSTINVILLE: Sunday, 27 July 8:30am to 10:30am
621 Austinville Road, Austinville Qld 4213 (Austinville Conservation Area)
NOTES: Wear appropriate clothing, sturdy boots, hat, sunscreen. Bring water & gloves if possible.
PROVIDED: Gloves, Tools and equipment for planting, Refreshments all provided.
WEB: www.gcparks.com.au/activities.aspx?page=290
RSVP: Saraya Robinson on 55 811 537 [/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]PALM BEACH: Saturday, 26 July 9:00am to 11:00am
Laceys Lane, Palm Beach Qld 4221 (Meeting at the dunes at the end of Laceys Lane)
PROVIDED: Gloves, Tools, equipment for planting, watering cans, snacks, refreshments, BBQ
WEB: facebook.com/beachcare.coasted
RSVP: Joel Hayes on 0414 762 374 [/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]MAIN BEACH: Sunday, 27 July 7:30am to 10:30am
Seaworld Drive, Main Beach Qld 4217 (shed in Philip Park car park, opposite Sea World roundabout)
NOTES: Meet and sign on at site shed. Car pool to planting site. Return to shed for sausage sizzle.
PROVIDED: Gloves, Tools and equipment for planting, Watering cans / buckets, Drinking water, BBQ
WEB: www.federationwalk.org
RSVP: Lyn Wright on 07 5531 4600 [/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]GOLD COAST BOTANIC GARDENS: Sunday, 27 July 9:00am to 10:30am
232 Ashmore Road, Benowa Qld 4217 (Signs will direct volunteers to the site within the site)
NOTES: Must wear closed shoes (eg sneakers), hat, sunscreen and insect repellent are advisable.
PROVIDED: Gloves, Tools and equipment for planting, Watering cans / buckets, Drinking water, BBQ
WEB: www.friendsgcrbg.org.au
RSVP: Secretary on 0449 561 674 [/signoff]

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